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Politics | 4/6/2016 2:41:47 PM
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2016 - The debate over a controversial USDA proposal to make convenience stores that participate in the food stamp program sell healthier foods just got more...
Politics | 4/6/2016 2:13:20 PM
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2016 - The overwhelming scientific evidence shows that genetically modified food is safe, panelists who addressed...

Politics | 4/6/2016 2:02:21 PM
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2016 - Although Congress finally passed a five-year bill to fund surface transportation at the end of 2015, its $60 billion a year in...
Politics | 4/6/2016 11:32:50 AM
WASHINGTON, April 6. 2016 - White House advisory panel has released its review of the nation's action plan to combat antibiotic resistance...
Politics | 4/6/2016 10:09:36 AM
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2016 - Groups representing biodiesel and advanced biofuels hope to get extension of their industries' expiring tax credits included in an...
Politics | 4/6/2016 9:33:36 AM
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2016 - The Federal Communications Commission was extra busy last week expanding a broadband subsidy for...
Politics | 4/6/2016 1:28:12 AM
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 - Vehicle design and maintenance, temperature controls, training, and recordkeeping are key aspects of a new rule from the Food and Drug Administration addressing food transportation.
Politics | 4/5/2016 7:55:14 PM
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2016 - The number of organic farms is increasing, even after more than a decade of sustained growth in the sector, according to newly released USDA data.
Politics | 4/5/2016 6:26:06 PM
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 - A wounded warrior turned farmer, his teacher and a USDA under secretary met with members of the Agriculture Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday to make their case for programs that get veterans farming.
Politics | 4/4/2016 2:02:51 PM
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2016 - Returning from its Easter recess, the Senate will take up legislation that would help biotech companies protect trade secrets.
Politics | 4/4/2016 1:57:14 PM
Stretching from the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of California, the Colorado River extends...
Politics | 4/2/2016
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - Farmers in 17 Western states will have to step up their efforts to conserve water in the coming decades, as temperatures rise and droughts and floods become more frequent, the Bureau of Reclamation says in a new report.
Politics | 4/1/2016 6:31:32 PM
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - Canadian health experts have determined that (registered products containing 2,4-D are acceptable for continued registration) under current use conditions, painting a sharp contrast to decisions made by some other governments.
Politics | 4/1/2016 6:17:23 PM
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - Cotton and soybean growers will have a new herbicide at their disposal if an EPA proposal to approve dicamba on the genetically engineered versions of those crops is approved.
Politics | 4/1/2016 3:49:54 PM
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - About half of the infant rice cereal on the market now would meet a new limit on inorganic arsenic proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Politics | 4/1/2016 2:51:34 PM
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - USDA says it will invest up to $103 million in dams in 19 states that need vital repairs and improvements.
Politics | 4/1/2016 12:54:37 PM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - The USDA is making a new push to drum up support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) deal being negotiated by the U.S. and EU with a new report showing falling farm exports to Europe.
Politics | 3/31/2016 7:56:53 PM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - Bayer's Crop Science has requested a hearing before an EPA Administrative Law Judge to defend its registrations for flubendiamide (trade name: Belt).
Politics | 3/31/2016 2:59:23 PM
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - The federal government ran into some tough questioning from the Supreme Court today in a case that could determine when landowners can challenge Army Corps of Engineers' wetlands determinations.
Politics | 3/31/2016 12:33:11 PM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - Two Department of Agriculture reports released on Thursday did little to boost already sour commodity prices, but rather took them in the other direction.
Politics | 3/31/2016 10:35:54 AM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - Global investment in new renewables capacity was $266 billion in 2015, more than double the estimated $130 billion invested in...
Politics | 3/31/2016 10:18:56 AM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - Some 1.9 million Americans are employed in energy efficiency-related jobs, and 260,000 new jobs are...
Politics | 3/31/2016 9:59:29 AM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - DOE will participate in the development of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project (Clean Line), a major clean energy infrastructure project, says...
Politics | 3/31/2016 9:39:58 AM
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - Continuing efforts to develop renewable and cost-competitive biofuels and bio-based products, a $4-million study...
Politics | 3/30/2016 4:02:05 PM
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refused food imports at the same level between 2005 and 2013, even though the volume of food imports increased over that time period, says an Economic Research Service study released Wednesday.
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